Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bitter, poisonous, amorphous glucoside found in squills, Urginea maritima. It is hydrolyzed by acids into sugar and a resin. Its physiological action is similar to that of digitalin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chem.) A glucoside extracted from squill (Scilla) as a light porous substance.

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  • noun organic chemistry A glucoside extracted from squill (Scilla) as a light porous substance.

Etymologies

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Scilla +‎ -in

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